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    They are good for strait line blasts....not good...

    They are good for strait line blasts....not good for bashing and ripping turns. The sidewall gets cut against the rim. I had two full sets and had to "baby" then while turning. The sidewalls just...
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    I have a set of proline crime fighters.....and...

    I have a set of proline crime fighters.....and they last a reasonable amount of time...and as another member said, you eventually get slicks out of them. And best of all, you can bash hard and run...
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    I have had two full sets of phaltlines I ran on...

    I have had two full sets of phaltlines I ran on 6s on the streets. The bead does break free from the chome it is kind of a pain constantly gluing them. They are pretty good in a strait line and OK...
  4. Thread: Xo1 on tv

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    I agree 100%, most people "new" to hobby grade RC...

    I agree 100%, most people "new" to hobby grade RC cars like the XO-1 have a huge shock when exposed the cost... They are used to the price tags they see at Radio Shack and Wal-mart.
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    Put it on that treadmill and drive it!

    Put it on that treadmill and drive it!
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    That is one heck of a nice lunch! Drive it like...

    That is one heck of a nice lunch! Drive it like ya stole it! That thing is so fast!
  7. XO-1 Television Commerical on Motocross Event last night

    I saw the commercial for the XO-1 during last nights Live presentation of the AMA Motocross event. Pretty cool to see a nationally televised commercial hit the masses! Anyway, I have been in RC for...
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    I have been following the XO stuff. Very cool...

    I have been following the XO stuff. Very cool car. I think you are a smart guy going with 4s. 6s is a handful. The extra weight probably won't hurt ya. 70mph is still super fast...have a great...
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    Looking good....except for those balance wires...

    Looking good....except for those balance wires that are pinched between the hard case lipos and battery holders. That is a disaster waiting to happen as soon as the insulation fails. but other than...
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    Aaaa haaa!, you just jogged my short memory....It...

    Aaaa haaa!, you just jogged my short memory....It was an OFNA GTPe that I had that would take flight at 50mph. Oh my gosh....that brings back memories!!! haha. That thing was so hard to handle. ...
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    Actually If you look objectively, the two chassis...

    Actually If you look objectively, the two chassis have very much that are similar....and you are kidding yourself if you think Traxxas targeted this at expert only RCers...for one, everyone's...
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    Ya, seems most are when people forget the...

    Ya, seems most are when people forget the splitter or the car gets sideways....but again, I have purposefully slid my buggy sideways at speed and it never came close to lifting.....which is why I...
  13. LOVE that video...so much fun to watch.. Love...

    LOVE that video...so much fun to watch.. Love how the XO is such a brute and pushes the other out of the way. I like that it can be used for fun other than top speed runs. I found myself smiling...
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    I wondered that too. If the vent was allowing...

    I wondered that too. If the vent was allowing the ground effects suction to diminish...Good point...and ya, it sucks ruining bodies! Especially sweet looking ones.... You may be on to something...
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    Good to know....but lots of others are not so...

    Good to know....but lots of others are not so lucky as you as shown in other threads & videos discussing their crash damaged bodies...some even wearing through the top of their body from sliding down...
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    Good job...heck if you painted those black....you...

    Good job...heck if you painted those black....you would hardly notice them. Good mod!
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    Quest for Stability???

    Got my XO-1 coming...but am really concerned an the alarming number of blow-overs I see....or the second it goes sideways, it lifts and blows over. I have a 1/8 scale buggy with a Castle 1518 motor...
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    Great pictures!!! I love the one with with your...

    Great pictures!!! I love the one with with your car down in the man hole! That is classic! I bet you felt your stomach sink when you saw a $1100 car litterally go down the gutter/drain. Glad you...
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    I am not sure why, but I have had terrible luck...

    I am not sure why, but I have had terrible luck taping tires. I have tried all kinds of tape, prepping methods...but evenually the tape gets all gooey and lets go.... I think belted MT tires...
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    I agree 100% with Ducati777. I have blown 2 of...

    I agree 100% with Ducati777. I have blown 2 of those paper thin ERBE junk tires at top speed....and the handling was so sketchy because the tires ballooned terribly. It probably is not reasonable...
  21. Thread: 11.30.11 ?

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    Well said! Gonna be cool to see what it is!!!!

    Well said! Gonna be cool to see what it is!!!!
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    What a waste of a post. A moderator should step...

    What a waste of a post. A moderator should step in and remove this post. worthless post.
  23. This is what I did to both my slash and rustler. ...

    This is what I did to both my slash and rustler. Both broke the hallow pin. never had a problem with the solit drill bit shaft. Used red locktight.
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    Holy smokes. Yes. They have been bullet proof...

    Holy smokes. Yes. They have been bullet proof for me. Not sure on which part numbers...I just bought mine of ebay.
  25. Man, it looks like something is coming!!!!!! ...

    Man, it looks like something is coming!!!!!!

    http://www.bigsquidrc.com/more-rumors-on-that-traxxas-release/

    Pretty darn exciting!!!!!
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